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Content posted in July 2004
When You Buy an iPod, who controls what you can play on it?
Commentary  |  7/29/2004
So RealNetworks, with the announcement of Harmony Technology earlier this week , makes it possible to play the music purchased from Real's music store on Apple's iPod music players. Since this makes Apple's music player more useful to its customers, by enabling iPod owners to play music purchased from another online store on their iPods, one would think Apple wouldn't mind so much. But Apple doesn't seem too k
A Holistic Approach to Risk Management
Commentary  |  7/6/2004
Participants at last week's Financial Services E-Mail, Instant Messaging & Collaboration Summit, a cross-section of information security, audit, legal, and compliance experts, agreed that a successful risk mitigation and compliance program requires taking a holistic approach instead of attempting to tackle each risk separately.


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NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

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unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.